Coetail Final Project

Coetail Final Project

I can't believe that my Coetail journey is coming to an end, but I am excited to finish in such a high note introducing my final project with this post. The most important aim that I had for my final project, revamping my Creative Minds unit, was for students to have voice, choice and ownership [...]

Course 4 Final Project – Overhauling an MYP Individuals and Societies Unit

Course 4 Final Project – Overhauling an MYP Individuals and Societies Unit

Well, that went by really fast. I can't believe that I am already planning the final project of my Coetail journey. Without further ado, here is the rationale for my project. Why do you think this unit is a good possibility for your Course 5 project? I chose the Creative Minds unit from my Grade 6 [...]

What before How – Technology Integration in my Classroom

What before How – Technology Integration in my Classroom

In course 1, I had the opportunity to look at various frameworks of technology integration in education and their commonalities and differences (here you can read my take on TPACK and SAMR). To recap, here are two images that highlight the key elements of both models:     When I look at my own practice, [...]

Taking Action for Learning: My Course 1 Final Project

Taking Action for Learning: My Course 1 Final Project

For my Course 1 final project, I chose to modify the first unit taught in G6 (MYP 1) for Spanish Language Acquisition Phase 1. Being the first unit, it not only introduces the students to Spanish as a language, but it also helps the students get acquainted with key aspects of the Hispanic culture. This [...]

Making a Switch: Technology integration for profound change.

Making a Switch: Technology integration for profound change.

When I was about seven or eight, my father took me to his former school for a foundation anniversary celebration. I don't remember much about the event, but one memory is still very vivid in my mind. I remember entering what must have been a lecture hall that had been preserved from the time of [...]